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Bad headaches, pounding in ears, hot flashes, palpitations, increased BP and nausea. Reasons ?

For a few days I have been battling a really bad headache . Yesterday I started having pounding in my ears hot flashes palpitations and naseau. I checked my blood pressure it was 150 over 90. I went to the ER they helped with the head ache and sent me home. When I went to bed I was profusely sweating all night. When the morning came I ve had a headache and been having palpitations and bad hot flashes again. What does this sound like. I m also very fatigued.
Asked On : Sat, 16 Feb 2013
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ENT Specialist 's  Response
Aug 2013
hello and welcome to HCM,

Your main symptoms are elevated BP and headache. In the background of elevated pressure we will usually not think of nay other cause of headache. But you need to be sure as sudden elevation of BP is not a healthy sign. I am not trying to scare you but let us be on the safe side. Do the following:
1. Meet a primary care physician and get an extensive blood evaluation including thyroid function test and also a complete cardiac work up including ECG
2. Meet an endocrinologist for further evaluation of your hot flushes
3. Meet your ENT and let him rule out any other cause of headache such as sinusitis by performing endoscopy and CT of the PNS and also examine your ear and auditory system to delineate the cause of flushes in the ear

take care and get well soon

Dr Sriram Nathan
Answered: Mon, 19 Aug 2013
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